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TITLE
Fishing boats at Ullapool Pier
EXTERNAL ID
ULMPH_2000_0593
PLACENAME
Ullapool
DISTRICT
Lochbroom
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochbroom
SOURCE
Ullapool Museum
ASSET ID
40359
KEYWORDS
fishing boats
fishing industry
British Fisheries Society
herring
Fishing boats at Ullapool Pier

This photo shows various fishing boats at Ullapool pier, Ross-shire. Ullapool began in 1788 as a planned village, designed by Thomas Telford for the British Fisheries Society to exploit the boom in the herring fishing industry. Although the fishing industry declined in the 19th century, Ullapool continues to thrive because of its harbour. Today it is the terminus of the car ferry service from Stornoway and a popular tourist centre.


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Fishing boats at Ullapool Pier

ROSS: Lochbroom

fishing boats; fishing industry; British Fisheries Society; herring

Ullapool Museum

Ullapool Museum Photographic Collection

This photo shows various fishing boats at Ullapool pier, Ross-shire. Ullapool began in 1788 as a planned village, designed by Thomas Telford for the British Fisheries Society to exploit the boom in the herring fishing industry. Although the fishing industry declined in the 19th century, Ullapool continues to thrive because of its harbour. Today it is the terminus of the car ferry service from Stornoway and a popular tourist centre. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email <a href="mailto: curator@ullapoolmuseum.co.uk">Ullapool Museum</a>